The cold weather is starting to creep into the south and that means scarf season. The Sewing Loft has a great round up of over 100 easy to make scarf patterns to help keep you warm this season. Be sure to pick out a few favorites and update your closet today.
The holiday season is soon upon us. Between the Thanksgiving meal and dozens of Christmas cookies to bake, your sure to need a cute apron to save your clothes from spatters and spills. Take a look at this list of DIY apron tutorials!
Or, maybe you’re looking for a handmade gift that will sew up quickly. Anyone one is sure to be thrilled to open a beautiful handmade apron. Whether you’re sewing for yourself or a friend, I’m sure you’ll be able to find a DIY apron that suits your style.
The Fall sports season is off and running! Are you a sports mom? Do you spend hours each week sitting at sport practices and games? Regardless of which sport your child plays, there are certain items that make being a sports mom much more enjoyable. We’ll call them sport mom necessities. Why spend hundreds of dollars trying to keep yourself warm, rain protected, seat cushioned or entertained when you can sew for yourself. Take your personal comfort into your own hands with these DIY things to sew for sports moms.
Check out this list from Beatnik Kids: 15+ Sports Mom Necessities To Sew
Wow, I can hardly believe that summer is flying by so fast! Soon it will time to trade our towels for backpacks and sunscreen for notebooks. To make sure the kids are all smiles, The Sewing Loft has put together a mega list of DIY projects. They range from from simple bookmarks to cute backpacks.
Here are a few of my favorite projects-
- 15 min Bookmark
- A+ Tee Shirt
- Book Sling
- Covered Notebook
- Lap Desk
- Locker Tote
- Pencil & Gadget Case
- Owl Backpack
- Smart Like a Fox Book Bag
- Snack Bag
Vintage sheets with their prints and perfectly washed softness lend themselves well to sewing pajamas. Make these pretty and feminine pajama shorts with a free pattern and tutorial from Melly Sews. Go here to get the pajama sewing tutorial.
With warmer weather, thoughts turn to sundresses! There are so many beautiful options in this post from Melly Sews. See all 50 sundresses here.
There’s something about snowy days that just makes me want comfy clothes! Somehow putting on something you can snuggle up in makes the long winter a little more bearable. If you need a new piece to get you through the rest of winter, check out this easy long sleeve sweater dress (a hack of a free pattern!) from It’s Always Autumn.
With the holidays coming up, what better way to dress up the boys than with a dapper vest? Get the FREE vest pattern and tutorial from Melly Sews here.
Tired of using a random collection of trivets and hot pads when you serve big holiday meals? Here’s the solution! This reversible table runner is insulated to protect your table from hot serving dishes this Thanksgiving and beyond. It’s a quick, afternoon project; get the tutorial at The Inspired Wren and be ready for the holidays in no time.
It’s Fall!! It’s time for sweaters and cute scarves and cider and of course – all things pumpkin!
I’ve gathered up some darling fabric pumpkin tutorials – so you don’t have to wait for them to hit the stores or worry about them getting old – you can decorate with them for as long as you’d like!
Which one are you going to try first? I think I’m going to make up some Velvet Pumpkins! Those have been on my to-do list for ever!